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Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)

American Forests National Tree Register, Species: Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea), State: AZ
Description Considering its age, it is in remarkable condition. There are no signs of bacterial necrosis.
Caution: Depending on time of year, Africanized bees may be present in the immediate vicinity of the saguaro.

Location Pinal, AZ


SAGUARO

Carnegiea gigantea

This champion Saguaro of Arizona made its debut on the list of American Forests Champion Trees in 2014, as it is the largest known tree of its species in the country. By recognizing these champions, we recognize the beauty and critical ecosystem services provided by our biggest and oldest trees.


STATUSChampion
Tree circumference83
height54
crown spread 15
Total points141



LOCATIONPinal, AZ
Nominated byM. Hallen, T. Dutton, J. Nash
Year Nominated2009
Date crowned2014-10-27



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